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The 4 Cs Of The Entrepreneurial Personality

Entrepreneurs are fascinating people. Not satisfied with the current state of the world, they challenge themselves to improve it, one innovation at a time. Now, there are many people who would like to make the world a better place, whatever that may mean to them, but not everyone has what it takes to actually make [..]

First Class Faves – How Technology is Changing Our World

This month, we’re inspired by technology. It’s changing the way we work, the way we live and the way we interact – it’s even changing the future of our industry! So we thought we’d compile some of the most interesting articles out this month technology, and how it’s influencing the world we live in.   [..]

First Class Faves – Networking

This month, we’re inspired by the age-old truism, ‘It’s not what you know, but who you know’. We’ve put together a list of articles to help you learn about, and make the most of, networking. Here they are, in no particular order   Make the most of Meetup: 6 tips for personal networking Meetup is [..]

4 Ways Payment Plans Win You Customers

One thing all businesses have in common is the need to make money. Whether you’re selling goods or services, your number one goal, financially speaking, is to create positive cashflow. Unfortunately, it can sometimes be difficult to encourage people to spend on your product, especially when large price tags are involved. If your business deals [..]

Networking: Make friends, not just connections

It’s difficult not to cringe when someone talks about networking. Obviously, it’s an integral part of business, but the marketing jargon and expectations that come with the term leave much to be desired. So, instead of networking, let’s call it something else. Let’s call it making friends! Whether you’re trying to make business contacts, friends [..]

5 ways to be a better manager

When you’re the manager of a business, you may think it’s your job to run the show. In a roundabout way, that may be true, but it’s certainly not the full picture. The best manager doesn’t run the business; they organise others to run the business for them. When it comes down to it, management [..]

First Class Faves – Books and Magazines

It’s the start of a new year (financially speaking), and it’s time for some new year’s resolutions! One of our resolutions is to read more, so we’ve been looking for some great books and magazines that will carry us through the rest of the winter. We hope you enjoy some of these great reads that [..]

Become a referral partner!

Interested in helping your clients & increasing your own revenue? SMEs Australia wide face cash flow issues from time to time. These businesses could run by somebody you know or even a client/supplier. With our innovative use of technology business owners can request funding and have transactions approved within minutes, anytime, anywhere via their own [..]

First Class Faves – Top Tips for EOFY

With the end of the financial year on our doorstep, we figured that informative EOFY articles are going to be the most useful to you this month. Here are our top 10, in no particular order.   Payroll reminders for the end of the financial year With payroll compliance being such an integral part of [..]

7 Simple Cashflow Tips for Startups

Starting a business is possibly one of the most exciting things you can do for yourself, but it is also fraught with pitfalls for the unprepared. In Australia alone, more than 60% of small businesses will stop operating within their first three years of operation. Small businesses can fail for any number of reasons, from [..]